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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Capturing Visitor Input and Writing It to the Page

How do I get the prompt() method to ask the user "What day is it?" and store the result in the answer variable?

So the code starts with var answer;

Any answer for this question would be appreciated.

scripts.js
var answer=prompt("what day is it?");
alert(answer);
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="scripts.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

andren
andren
28,520 Points

Your code is actually correct already. The issue is that these challenges are very picky when it comes to text output, strings usually have to match the example provided exactly as shown. You have have not capitalized the first word in the message. If you capitalize it like this:

var answer = prompt("What day is it?");

Then the answer will be accepted.